Organisation : Thiruvananthapuram Rural Police
Facility Name : Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)
Applicable State/UT : Kerala
Website : https://tvmrural.keralapolice.gov.in/public-information/guidelines-to-pcc
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TVM Police Clearance Certificate
The Police Department of Kerala issues Police Clearance Certificates (PCC) normally to the following 3 categories of applicants.
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** Direct Application in Kerala.
** Application from outside Kerala but in India.
** Application from abroad
PCCs are sought for various types of employment inside the country, Visas of other countries for various purposes including for employment abroad and for change of jobs and other purposes in India and abroad.
Procedure To Get PCC
** Instructions have been issued on the procedures for giving Police Clearance Certificates (PCC) for obtaining Airport Entry passes vide Circular referred as 1st above.
** Instructions and further modifications regarding the procedures to be adopted for issuing PCCs for those seeking UAE Visas were issued vide references cited 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th.
** The following instructions are being issued collating all these aspects for smoother and easier implementation.
** These instructions will modify the earlier referred instructions to the extent they prescribe fresh parameters/directions.
** The objective of all these exercises is to ensure that common people get the services promptly and with ease.
** It is desirable that applicant makes the application to obtain PCC himself/herself; however in case this is not possible a person/body, authorized properly by the applicant may submit the application.
** The PCC shall only be sent to the applicant and only in exceptional circumstances to be given to an authorized person.
The fee for any type of PCC shall be ` 555/-. This fee can be paid in cash at the Police Station or at the DPO wherever required by the applicant/authorized person for which the receipt in TR 5 will be issued.
Mode of Payment
The applicant has the option to make online payment through e-Treasury portal or do treasury cash remittance to the appropriate Head of Account for which he/she will be expected to produce sufficient evidence/proof at the time of submitting the application for PCC.
** In order to quicken the process, PCC for UAE employment Visas will be issued by the SHO of concerned Police Station (while PCCs for other requirements will continue to be issued by the DPCs, as is being done at present).
** The application for all types of PCC will be submitted after being filled up by the applicant in the proforma (Annexure-I) prescribed through Executive Directive No.02/2018 dtd 31/01/2018.
** Such application can be submitted by others who are authorized;
** However the PCC shall be sent to the applicant only in most of the cases except in same genuine circumstances where an authorized person/body will receive the PCC after proving the identity and due authorization.
** The application for the UAE visas for employment will be submitted at the respective Police Stations and for other categories at the offices of the respective District Police Chiefs.
The application should be accompanied by the following documents.
Proof of Address: Attested copy of any one of the following:
** Copy of Ration Card
** Voters ID
** SSLC Book
** Aadhar Card
** Copy of Bank account Pass Book
Proof of Identity: Attested copy of any one of these documents:
** Identity card issued by the State Govt. or Central Govt. Institution.
** Aadhar Card
** Voters ID
** Driving License
** Copy of letter/document showing the requirement of PCC(like the attested copy of advertisement etc.)
** Passport size colour photographs(3 Nos.)
** In case of UAE Employment Visa related PCC, the SHO shall conduct verification promptly to prove the identity, the address, and check the involvement in crime cases (strict liability offences not included) and issue PCC for the relevant period under his signature and seal within 3 days of receipt of the application.
** The proforma of the PCC is enclosed for reference (Annexure II).
** In the case of applications for PCC for obtaining job Visas proof of offer of employment need not be insisted upon and whatever related details are available need be submitted.
** In case of PCCs are for other purposes, or for other countries the procedure for issue will be the same, as is being adopted now, ie application to be submitted to the DPC concerned etc. and the format will be as annexed as (Annexure–III).
** In case of PCC for UAE employment visa, the PCC shall be signed only by Inspector SHO or SHO, who should be an officer holding substantive rank of Sub Inspector as the case may be (not by Grade SIs or other junior officers)
** The paper to be used for PCC shall be of good quality (bond paper to be preferred).